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Florence King

American writer

Florence Virginia King (January 5, 1936 – January 6, 2016) was an American novelist, essayist and columnist. She was born in Washington, D.C.. She was known for writing about the American South and worked for the National Review. She was a conservative columnist.

Florence King
Florence Virginia King

(1936-01-05)January 5, 1936
DiedJanuary 6, 2016(2016-01-06) (aged 80)
Washington, D.C., US
OccupationColumnist, essayist, and novelist

King died one day after her birthday on January 6, 2016 in Washington, D.C. at the age of 80.[1]


  1. Florence King Obituary, National Review Online, January 6, 2016